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    Dr. Katie Harper Wright Elementary school is based in East Saint Louis, Illinois. We serve elementary school students from Kindergarten to 4th grade.

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    Back to School

    See you August 16, 2018!

Featured News and Headlines

  • SHINE 189 Volume 5

    You don't want to miss the June volume of School District 189's SHINE 189 newsletter! This periodic communications tool is focused on Supporting, Helping, Inspiring, Next-Level Educators. Learn about our amazing Class of 2019 graduates. Collectively, they have earned over $12.7 million in college scholarships. Of the 246 graduates, 7 also earned their associate's degree, 75 earned college credits and 19 earned industry-recognized certifications. This issue also highlights the phenomenal Teacher Residency Program (which has produced 12 outstanding new teachers) and the district's new HiSET program to increase access to high school graduation!

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  • Message to Graduates - May 2019

    To the Class of 2019: I am honored to have been your Superintendent and I wish you the best in your future endeavors. I stand proud as I reflect on the Class of 2019’s accomplishments. Your hard work, along with your school, your family and your community, have shaped you to be prepared for a specific purpose. While we celebrate the milestone of your high school graduation, I encourage you to remember this is not the end. This is the beginning of a critical chapter in the story of your life.

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  • Summer Meals

    Breakfast and lunch will be available for all children and youth in the East St. Louis School District community this summer through July 31st! FREE breakfast and lunch is available, Monday through Friday, at these school locations...

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  • Kindergarten and New Student Enrollment

    Join us! Kindergarten and all new student enrollment is held at the Family and Community Engagement (FACE) Center.

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  • Recruiting & Hiring for 2019-2020

    East St. Louis School District 189 is looking for high-quality teachers, administrators and support staff to help our students get the best education possible. If you are committed to excellence, School District 189 is the team to join!

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  • Urban Ed Teacher Residency Program

    District 189 is seeking talented, committed individuals to join our Urban Ed Teacher Residency Program. The intensive and supportive program will develop highly effective teachers through a yearlong, residency-based training model. Urban Ed residents serve full time, receive a $30,000 stipend and obtain a Master's degree in Education. This 1 year program will prepare teacher residents to become quality teachers and ensure they are culturally and pedagogically prepared for success in the classroom. Apply now at: https://goo.gl/forms/bi7xrX6diwiHvJGa2

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  • Grief & Social Emotional Supports

    The past few months have presented several tragedies that have deeply affected the East St. Louis School District family. We have experienced the loss of several student deaths during this time. Individually, each of these losses fills our community with sorrow. Combined, along with other losses of staff, students and former students in the past year, make a deeply profound impact.

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  • Student Academic Growth

    Student academic performance in East St. Louis School District 189 is continuously improving and is near meeting national expectations according to the results of an analysis of five years of Northwest Evaluation Association Measure of Academic Progress (MAP) test data. See full State of the District report.

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  • Nutrition Updates

    Learn more about Breakfast After the Bell, the Community Eligibility Provision (CEP) and new laws regarding allowable food and beverages on school campuses.

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